Thursday, November 5, 2009
SEASIDE POLITICS | SEASIDE – City Council receives updates on its street-naming policy (paving the way for Obama Way?) and the development of Seaside’s first off-leash dog park. 7pm. Council Chambers, City Hall, 440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside. 899-6737. www.ci.seaside.ca.us
HIGHWAY 1 WORKSHOP | BIG SUR – Locals discuss Highway 1 issues, from trash to Caltrans’ Big Sur Coast Highway Management Plan. 5pm. Big Sur Lodge, 47225 Highway 1, Big Sur. 667-2025.
CAREER FAIRE | SALINAS – Alisal High School hosts its annual Career Prep Recruitment Faire for graduating students. 8:30am-noon. Alisal High School, 777 Williams Road, Salinas. Free. 796-7650.
ACLU CELEBRATION | MONTEREY – The Monterey County Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union honors four priests as part of the 2009 Ralph B. Atkinson Celebration of Civil Liberties. Abdi Soltani, executive director of the ACLU of Northern California is the keynote speaker. 3pm. Unitarian Universalist Church, 490 Aguajito Road, Carmel. $25. 776-1514.
‘WHO OWNS LIFE?’ | MONTEREY – As part of the Peggy Downes Baskin Series on Ethics, the Monterey Peninsula College Foundation and Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula present “Who Owns Life? Ethical Dilemmas in Medical Technology,” with Stanford University professors David Magnus and Henry Greely. 7pm. Steinbeck Room, Monterey Conference Center, 1 Portola Plaza, Monterey. $25. 655-5507.
OCEANS MANAGEMENT | MONTEREY – Rikki Dunsmore, professor at University of the South Pacific, speaks on “Managing Our Oceans: Recent National and International Initiatives to Conserve Marine Ecosystems.” 6pm. Irvine Auditorium, Monterey Institute of International Studies, 499 Pierce St., Monterey. Free. 647-3516.
HEALTH ASSESSMENT | MONTEREY – The Monterey Sports Center offers an assessment of risk factors for diabetes and heart disease, including cholesterol, blood pressure and body mass index tests. 5-8pm. Monterey Sports Center, 301 East Franklin St., Monterey. $40. 646-3739.